Self-Directed Support Programme Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £29,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th July 2022

  • Advertised from 17th June 2022
  • 28 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract to end March 2023 – may be extended dependent on funding.


LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude to take responsibility for the effective strategic development and overall management of the SDS Development programme and Self Management Support projects including:

  • Ongoing design and development of the programme and all of the activities within it to respond to the aspirations and needs of its participants
  • Management, support and supervision, and development of staff and volunteers to achieve the above
  • Ensuring that the programme is fully integrated within LCiL and LCiL’s core services
  • Ensuring that knowledge and experience gained are disseminated within LCiL and to other organisations working in the field, especially other Disabled People’s Organisations
  • Working in partnership with Edinburgh’s and Midlothian’s Health and Social Care Partnership

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Understanding of person centred working
  • Experience of strategically designing, shaping and delivering a project of activities
  • Experience of sourcing and securing funding
  • Knowledge of SDS strategy, legislation and health and social care processes

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

Application notes

Application packs available by Tel: 0131 475 2350. Or download from

Closing date – 8th July 2022 at 12 noon

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please call Lyn Pornaro on 0131 475 2350

LCIL is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from disabled people are particularly welcome. We are also a disability confident employer and as such, if you require any support during any part of the recruitment process, please contact

A company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in Scotland 129392. Charity No SC/017954